Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
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Topic: khalistan

Killing of Ripudaman Malik, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing, brings back painful questions

Canadian businessman Ripudaman Malik was allegedly the financier of the deadly Air India bomb attack plotted by Khalistan militants. There are clues it could have been stopped.

Modi and Trudeau talk security & trade in first bilateral meeting since 2018 debacle

Modi met Canadian counterpart Trudeau on sidelines of G7 Summit in Germany. The Khalistan issue, a major irritant in ties, was discussed under the larger umbrella of counterterrorism. 

Behind Golden Temple memorial to Khalistan terrorists, a bigger social-media war

A portrait of Dilawar Singh — who assassinated CM Beant Singh in 1995 — was put up at Central Sikh Museum in Golden Temple this week. It came with a tweet for the intended audience.

Khalistan on the Pacific: How the gangs of Punjab were born in Canada

Sidhu Moose Wala's murder has cast grim light on the growing reach of transnational criminal groups, whose toxic tide is washing over the youth of Punjab.

Instagram reels, Facebook videos & more — how Barjinder Parwana became Patiala clash ‘mastermind’

A self-styled religious leader and ‘influencer’, Parwana has been accused of inciting Sikh mob to fight radical Hindu groups who took out an anti-Khalistan march last week.

Our take on Prashant Kishor-Congress, fuel taxes, Karachi University bombing — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

SC should set an example for lower courts by avoiding delays in criminal trial

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

Sikhs no threat to Hindutva but politics has brought back the bogey of Khalistan

The breach of PM’s security has fuelled new political theme for upcoming elections — Khalistani plot to target a strong PM.

Zulfikar Bhutto’s ‘revenge’ plan for 1971 was to help create Khalistan, new book reveals

In ‘Blood for Blood’, Terry Milewski reveals new information about the Khalistan struggle in Canada, UK and India, and Pakistan support for it.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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